Deb Dana, LCSW, lectures internationally on polyvagal theory and is the leading translator of this scientific work to the public and mental health professionals. She lives in Portland, Maine, and Chicago, Illinois. Stephen W. Porges, PhD, originator of polyvagal theory, is a Distinguished University Scientist and the founding director of the Kinsey Institute Traumatic Stress Research Consortium at Indiana University, and is also a professor of psychiatry at the University of North Carolina and a co-founder of the Polyvagal Institute. He lives in Atlantic Beach, Florida.
[M]akes for essential reading. In addition to a thorough exposition of the theory, The Polyvagal Theory in Therapy offers practical steps and tools to help clients reshape their automatic nervous systems.-- "Sussex Counselling and Psychotherapy News"